Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic's Tourette syndrome experts provide comprehensive care for more than 100 people with Tourette syndrome each year.
  • The latest techniques and technology. Mayo Clinic is one of the few medical centers where neurosurgeons offer deep brain stimulation as a treatment option for certain people with severe, refractory Tourette syndrome.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic is consistently recognized by external organizations for providing outstanding patient care. These endorsements reinforce our commitment to providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurosurgery and neurology departments' expertise and rankings.

Nov. 21, 2015
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